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NBC
Sep 25, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> reporter: ahead of his speech at the united nations general assembly today, president obama shared a private dinner with heads of state monday. republicans have seized on the fact that the president hasn't scheduled a single one-on-one meeting with any world leader here, but on monday white house spokesman jay carney pushed back. >> he is intensively engaged, as he has been since he took the oath of office in, matters of foreign affairs and national security. >> reporter: while most polls show romney trailing in the all-important swing state, including ohio where he's behind by five points and kicking off a bus tour today, romney told nbc news he remains confident. >> look, we're going to win. there's no question in my mind. we're going to win. the polls go up. polls go down. there have been some weeks i'm ahead, some weeks i'm behind. >> reporter: as for the president he's not ceding any ground. during a daytime tv conversation on the couch alongside the first lady, mr. obama hinted at a return to teaching after politi politics. >> first things first here. we do have an election a
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 4:30am PDT
now. the fight for the presidency moving now to virginia. both candidates in the old dominion state today. we'll have the latest from the campaign trail coming up. >>> plus israel's prime minister getting ready to address the united nations about what he sees as the greatest threat in the world. >>> and, no, it's not just gas prices on the rise. why you might think and want to rethink before you pull out that atm card. >>> nbc bay area is your place for the latest news, weather, traffic. hey, come find us on facebook. just search nbc bay area or any of us individually. we'd love to hear from you. >>> welcome back, everyone. waiting for the sun's arrival today, but a little warmer out there. in fact quite warmer inlane. those temperatures really creeping up. we'll check in with christina coming up in just moments. it is 4:44. >>> a.t.m. fees on the rise. a new report out from bankrate.com shows the average atm surcharge now at a record high of $2.50. that's an increase of $1.57 from last year. it gets more interesting when you throw in your own bank's charges for using a competitor's
CW
Sep 5, 2012 12:00pm CDT
. secretary of state hillary clinton discussed syria with chinese leaders in beijing yesterday but couldn't come up with an agreement on how to end the crisis. united continental and american airlines could be held responsible for the september 11th attack on the world trade centers. a u.s. district judge in new york ruled a trial was necessary to determine if the airlines are at fault. world trade center properties... which owned the twin towers, sued the airlines claiming they were negligent for allowing terrorists to board and hijack the planes. the company is seeking more than eight billion dollars... the estimated cost of replacing the two towers as well as claims of negligence. pentagon officials say a new book about the military raid that killed osama bin laden *does* contain classified information. "no easy day"... was written by matt bissonette... a former navy seal involved in the mission. the book describes the preparation ahead of the bin laden raid, the day of the operation, and the aftermath. pentagon officials are not stopping sales of the book... but do say they're explori
FOX Business
Sep 28, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. author of the amateur joins us. and karl rove among our guest next week. lou: united nations on a mission to become the tax master. considering new global taxes to transfer trillions of dollars. among the tax proposed remember secretary of state clinton is enthusiastic. one% tax on all billionaires' and all financial transactions carbon emissions, airline tickets she suggests she is on board with some of that earlier this week. >> one issue i have been preaching about is collecting taxes in the equitable man o' war -- manner especially around the world from the e.u. the of every country are making money. there are rich people everywhere yet to they3 there are rich people everywhere yet to they do not contribute to the growth of their own country. lou: there are rich people everywhere. she is worth over 100 million. what is she thinking about? and just have to give them our national sovereignty? what an absurd concept. we are ready to contribute 22% of the when budget almost $8 billion to the united nations. our favorite angry liberal on a quest to offend more people. taking shots at almos
WTTG
Sep 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the anonymous source got people's cell phone numbers. they're calling on the state attorney general to investigate. >>> the d.c. police department tonight is turning over its mobile crime investigation unit to civilians, freeing up about 80 uniformed police officers for other police duties. this move is part of a sweeping overhaul of crime scene management. news4's tom sherwood talked to the police union today. they're warning that valuable skills and experience are being lost. tom? >> reporter: jim, crime scene work is a lot more technical, and the chief says she needs officers on the street. the new $220 million headquarters of the city's chief medical examiner and state-of-the-art laboratories for crime scene analysis. it's due to open on monday and expected to improve police and prosecution work on thousands of cases. police chief kathy lanier is shifting 80 uniformed officers from crime scene analysis, replacing them with all civilian forensic technicians in a fast-changing high-tech world. >> the science has grown dramatically in the last 20 years. and it will be a gradual tra
NBC
Sep 24, 2012 5:00am PDT
the president is gearing up for a meeting with the united nations, mitt romney kicking off a three-day tour of the all-important battleground state of ohio. even romney's staunchest defenders concede the past few days haven't been a high point but there's still a lot of time left. just 43 days remaining until decision 2012. brian mooar is live on capitol hill this morning with more on what is ahead for the campaign this week. good morning, brian. >> reporter: hi, laura. well, it's not just what's ahead, it's what the romney campaign hopes is far behind in the rear view mirror. the last week, as you might have heard, not the greatest for the romney campaign. there was that 47% comment on the secretly recorded tape, there was his tax information that he released and really of course didn't do anything to please his critics. but the most important and the most troubling is that romney, according to the latest polls, is falling a bit behind in the battleground states. still plenty of time to catch up, but he's got to start doing it. the next debate -- the first debate, i should say, is nine day
MSNBC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
, lee. >>> republicans in hot water today. new allegations of voter fraud in a key swing state, that's next. >>> and not every day a prime minister brings a cartoon bomb to the united nations. israel literally draws the line on iran's nuclear program. >>> new concerns for diplomat safety in libya as the defense secretary says terrorists planned that deadly attack. >>> first a look at the president and mitt romney's schedule. lighter schedules for them both today. a fund-raising day in particular for both of of them, the president heads to florida. you're watching msnbc. why should our wallets tell us what our favorite color is? every room deserves to look great. and every footstep should tell us we made the right decision. so when we can feel our way through the newest, softest, and most colorful options... ...across every possible price range... ...our budgets won't be picking the style. we will. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. right now get $37 basic installation on all special order carpet. like a squirrel stashes nuts, you may be muddling through alle
SFGTV
Sep 25, 2012 3:30pm PDT
. redevelopment is dissolved and gone. state dissolution law prevails and the sole purpose and the narrow focus of this body is to complete these surviving projects. it is imperative given the level of affordable housing delivery to thousands of units that would be delivered in these major approved projects. the jobs that would be generated as a result of not only construction, but permanent jobs that would be generated. it is well over in the tens and tens of thousands. we know that redevelopment does have a long history and past. this is not the redevelopment of the past. its sole focus is this narrow box to implement. the redevelopment commission of the entire structure was appointed by the mayor and confirmed by the board through the vetting process. to have the five members to be appointed by the mayor and confirmed through the board's process. it is imperative, given the confusing and changing nature, literally, every day we get new guidance from the department of finance in order to respond to their request, in order to honor our commitments to these communities and these private invest
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
. mahmoud ahmadinejad makes his last speech to the united nations today, as his second presidential term comes to an end. >>> mitt romney and president obama converge in ohio today, with competing campaign appearances. romney is wrapping up his three-day bus tour of the state. president obama speaking in bowling green and kent. >>> a tornado has ripped through a small illinois town not far from st. louis. it damaged homes and cars and flipped over an 18-wheeler, sending two people to the hospital. >>> looking at today's weather, pleasant in the west, thunderstorms and tornadoes are a threat in the midwest. it's going to be a rainy start in the east, with storms in the late afternoon. >>> before signing a bill that paves the way for self-driving cars -- yes, we said self-driving cars, california governor jerry brown called those science fiction becoming tomorrow's reality. >> they're closer to becoming reality than you think. abc's jim avila has taken one for a test drive. >> reporter: you've seen this, cars that slam on the brakes before you hit a pole. but here's something you have neve
ABC
Sep 19, 2012 6:30am EDT
, all of the units were dablged. we're live in northeast baltimore, linda stow, abc 2 news. >>> baltimore city police have a suspect in custody in connection with that shooting last week that happened on the campus of morgan state university. he's 20 years old. his name is kelly elbree. he has been charged with first and second-degree attempted murder along with assault and a number of weapons charges. police say that the incident appears to have stemmed from a drug deal inside of a first- floor bathroom of the student center at the campus of morgan state. >> we do have numerous witnesses who were there at the scene and in talking with us, we were able to identify mr. elebe as the suspect. >> the shooting victim still in the hospital this morning, but he is said to be recovering and should be okay. >>> be careful if you're driving through washington d.c. that's because cameras are going to be watching you on the road and it's not for speeding. you should be careful when you're stopping as well. sandra endo explains. >>reporter: in washington d.c., obey the four simple let
KICU
Sep 2, 2012 11:30pm PDT
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MSNBC
Sep 17, 2012 10:00am EDT
.s. auto exports. let's me bring in rich galen and dick carpulian. the head of the united steel workers union says millions of jobs are at risk because of china's trade policies. how important is the president's new move in especially swing states like ohio? >> i think it is extraordinarily important because it demonstrates this president's focused on creating jobs. and you can't keep american jobs here when you have unfair competition by countries like china. i think this demonstrates the difference between barack obama's approach to creating jobs and let them go bankrupt approach of mitt romney. >> well, obviously the romney campaign has a very different view of what their message is and they have a new ad out. let me play a little clip of that. >> my plan is to help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china. it means open up new markets. next, got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. >> is that a strong message, rich? >> sure. but let me go back to the issue ab
NBC
Sep 27, 2012 6:00am PDT
permission as the owner of the copyright. garcia sued youtube in state court last week to have that video removed. the suit was denied. >>> speeches by world leaders and foreign ministers continue today at the united nations general assembly. among today's speakers, israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu. he's expected to warn the u.n. general assembly that iran should not be allowed to arm itself with nuclear weapons. yesterday iranian leader mahmoud ahmadinejad addressed the general assembly. this time he did not mention iranes nuclear program. speakers from libya, iraq, greece and china will also address the assembly today. >>> julian assange is accusing president obama of seeking to exploit the arabian uprising for personal political game a dressing a sideline meeting of the u.n. general assembly via a video link from his hideout in london. this happened yesterday. now, the australian activist has been living at that embassy beyond the reach of british police back since june to avoid extradition to sweden for questioning over sex-crime allegations. >>> let's check the forecast now
Current
Sep 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
states getting barraged by this stuff. karl rove thought citizens united would be the ticket. they were going to write checks and buy the presidency and buy the white house. it is not working out that way and i think the real test in fund-raising will be october. if people realize that you know, is there going to be a conventional wisdom that this thing has completely flipped away from romney. because that was really the one advantage they had and as of today, even that has evaporated. >> john: i'm really shocked. i think you're right eric. one of the things we discussed on the current tv coverage of the conventions last week was how citizens united in the beginning was seen to completely help the g.o.p. and the irony is it has hurt republican voters because throughout the primary season, fans of real conservatives like gingrich or santorum saw their candidates mowed down by the mitt romney money machine so the republican race for the nomination citizens united hurt the conservative voting base. >> here's the other
MSNBC
Sep 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
will be speaking at the united ought auto workers labor day celebration at a local high school. labor day always finds democrats addressing union workers. a little awkward, the right to work state. that's why he's in ohio. live in toledo, kristen, going to hear a lot about the auto bailout, gm, auto workers. obvious what they want the message of the day to be. is it not? >> reporter: absolutely. they are trying to energize the labor vote. we're going to hear all about the ut the auto bailout today, chuck. that's going to make it different from the first two stops on his road to charlotte, a stop in iowa and colorado. today is all about the auto bailout, something that this community cares a lot about. according to the center for automotive research, 12% of folks in ohio have some connection to the auto industry. president obama's going to highlight that. also, of course, this gives him a chance to create a stark contrast between himself and his republican challenger mitt romney who opposed the auto bailout. of course, president obama sees this as one of his signature achievements. get ready to h
KRON
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am PDT
. arrives president is attending the united nations. he was as specifically about a controversial statement he made about israel. should is ruby mount wiped off the face of the map. >> if a group comes and occupies the nine states of america destroy homes while women and children are in those homes. incarcerate the youth of america. impose five different wars on the many neighbors and always threaten others what would you do? what would you do? what would you say? or would you help the people? when we say to you wiped we say the out occupation of were seeking to be wiped off this world. the path is to recognize the right of the palestinians to self- government. allow the people of palestine to make decisions regarding their own future. >> will identify it is scheduled to address the u.n. on wednesday and the world will be watching. >> secretary clinton is praising people for not inciting rage. she delivered the remarks at the current global initiative meeting in new york. >> the people of the arab world did not set out to trade the tyranny of a dictator for the tyranny of a mob. there is a
ABC
Sep 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
must go on. so, overnight, he hit las vegas in battleground state, nevada. he took a moment to honor the four fallen americans. >> as americans, we stand united, all of us, in gratitude for their service. and we are mindful of their sacrifice. >> reporter: this morning, however, many questions remain about insufficient security at those diplomatic posts on the anniversary of 9/11. and u.s. leadership in the region in the wake of the arab spring. after all, the president told telemundo this about egypt, the former stalwart ally. >> i don't think we would consider them an ally. >> reporter: if not, some are asking why the u.s. gives egypt billions of dollars in foreign aid each year. meantime, the republican ticket is sensing a new front in the campaign. hitting the president on foreign policy. >> the administration sent mixed signals to those who attacked our embassy in egypt and mixed signals to the world. >> reporter: but mitt romney is now facing tough questions, too. while the battle in benghazi was still going on, romney attacks the obama administration as disgraceful. saying the
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 1:40am PDT
. >> the deadliest ever deployment for a unit of the indiana national guard. you can imagine what those guys @ >>> this morning on "world news now" -- battle in the buckeye state. the presidential candidates both zero in on ohio. >>> this morning on "world news now" -- battle in the buckeye state. the presidential candidates both zero in on ohio. >> we're going to have the latest numbers showing voter support shifting in crucial states. it's thursday, september 27th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good morning. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm paula faris. we should let everybody know we're going to be gone tomorrow. >> we are not on assignment. you are going to baltimore with some friends. >> a girlfriend reunion. >> yeah, i'm going to new orleans. going to new orleans to chill out for a little bit and say good-bye to the daily staff of the "times-picayune." different story. we'll see you get together tuesday. short little break. >> in a moment, the all-important poll numbers, 40 days to go. ahead, breaking news back in the game. the nfl and referees hammering out a de
NBC
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
conviction. he's being held without bail auz the judge says he poses a flight risk. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton hosts world leaders today at the united nations to push for unity among syrian rebel groups after thursday's warning to the international body be netanyahu. he drew a red line on a cartoon-like bomb calling for world leaders to draw that red line before next spring and summer shutting down their nuclear program. a day earlier mahmoud ahmadinejad blasted israel from the same podium calling it a country of, quote, uncivilized zionists. >>> soil samples are taken today as part of a new search for jimmy hoffa's body who disappeared in 1975. they will dig beneath a driveway in suburban detroit. that is where a tip ster claims he saw a body that might have been hoffa's buried 37 years ago. >>> a bizarre and shocking end for a rising actor in los angeles. police say forms sons of anarchi actor johnny lewis beat his 81-year-old land lady to death and aattacked and bit two other men nearby and fell or jumped from his the roof to his own death. he also savaging killed the land l
KTSF
Sep 27, 2012 6:45pm PDT
it's about inner strength. so i push myself. that's why i serve in the united states coast guard. i train with the best, a team that shares my drive and commitment. we collect intelligence, guard our shores against drug smugglers, and keep our waterways safe. because our nation expects more. if you expect more, maybe you were born ready. find out at gocoastguard.com.
KCSMMHZ
Sep 26, 2012 2:00pm PDT
minister noda's speech to the general assembly. >> we want to get -- to all the leaders in the united states, let them know is belonged to china. >> the demonstrators waved chinese flags and sign boards demanding that japan leave the islands. >>> two car bombs have exploded near the syrian army by se battles between rebel fighters and government forces in the downtown area. an anti-government activist told nhk the explosions hit the third and fourth floors of the building. four people died.
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2012 2:00am EDT
that this day has not been forgotten here on the floor of the united states senate. mr. cardin: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from maryland. mr. cardin: i want to thank senator gillibrand for bringing this moment to the attention of the united states senate and the american people and thank senator rubio, senator durbin for being here. it's hard to believe it's been 40 years. it's hard to believe it's been 40 years since that tragic event in which terrorists had the attention of the world in the olympics at munich. and it's hard to believe over the last 40 years we've experienced so much of the violence from extremists and terrorists, tomorrow we will commemorate the 11th anniversary of the attack on our own country, and we recognize that the only way that we can stand up to this type of extremism is to never forthe get. -- forget and dere-dedicate ourselves to do everything we can to root out extremists, to root out terrorists and to never forget the consequences of their actions. so i want thank senator gillibrand and senator rubio for the resolution that we passed in th
SFGTV2
Sep 20, 2012 1:30am PDT
the beginning of the women's equality movement in the united states. >> at that time, women were banned from holding property and voting in elections. >> susan b. anthony dedicated her life to reform. >> suffrage in the middle of the 19th century accomplished one goal, it was diametrically opposed to this idea. >> many feared it would be corrupted by politics. >> women in the 19th century had to convince male voters that having the vote would not change anything. that woman would still be devoted to the home, the family, that they would remain pure and innocent, that having the vote would not corrupt them. >> support gradually grew in state and local campaigns. >> leaders like ellen clark sgt come repeatedly stopping these meetings -- , repeatedly stopping these meetings as a politically active figure. doing everything they could to ground the campaign in domesticity. >> despite their efforts, the link made it tough whenever voters were in the big city. a specialist in francisco. >> the problem with san francisco is that women's suffrage as an idea was associated. >> susan b. anthony joined
KCSMMHZ
Sep 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
against the united states have spread across the muslim world since the release of a film accused of insulting the prophet muhammad. hundreds of people took to the streets again after friday prayers. indonesia has the world's largest muslim population. people gathered in front of the u.s. embassy in jakarta. the rally ended after two hours without any major incident. anti-american rallies were also held in pakistan. demonstrations took place in islamabad and karachi. public anger against the united states is already strong in pakistan when u.s. air strikes regularly caused civilian casualties. in egypt, several hundred demonstrators clashed with security forces near the u.s. embassy in cairo. police used tear gas to disperse the crowd. >> authorities remain on alert in case of more demonstrations. >>> eurozone finance ministers have failed to decide on conditions providing for national supporter spain and other countries struggling under heavy debt in the single currency block. the ministers of the 17 member nations gathered in the capital to discuss terms for buying the governmen
KTSF
Sep 10, 2012 7:30am PDT
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KTSF
Sep 11, 2012 7:30am PDT
, contact hud. it's about inner strength. so i push myself. that's why i serve in the united states coast guard. i train with the best, a team that shares my drive and commitment. we collect intelligence, guard our shores against drug smugglers, and keep our waterways safe. because our nation expects more. if you expect more, maybe you were born ready. find out at gocoastguard.com.
SFGTV2
Sep 29, 2012 12:30pm PDT
and are related to the african-american experience, here in the united states. i had heard of marcus shelby and had been in join his work but never had the opportunity to meet him. we were brought together by the equal justice society specifically for this project. we were charged with beginning work. marquez and i spent a lot of time addressing our own position on the death penalty, our experiences with people who had been incarcerated, family members, friends of friends. pulling our information. beyond that, we did our own research. to create a picture that resonated with humanity. it is the shape of a house. in this context, it is also small and acts like a cell. i thought that was an interesting play on how these people make these adjustments, half to create home. what is home for these people? the home is their cell. people talk a lot about noise -- very noisy in prisons. that is interesting to me. looking at the communication level, the rise of frustration of being caged, wondering, where does redemption fit into the equation here? [singing] i think both of us really believe the death
KCSMMHZ
Sep 17, 2012 6:00am PDT
with restraint. >> the united states, as a matter of policy, does not take a position with regards to competing sovereignty claims. it is extremely important that diplomatic means on both sides be used to try to constructively resolve these issues. >> demonstrators, angry at japan's purchase of the senkaku islands, have again taken to the streets of beijing. the japanese embassy in the capital is bracing for more protests and warning its citizens to be on alert. in beijing about 200 demonstrators marched in front of the embassy on monday. they waved placards and demanded that japan return the islands. but the protest was smaller than those held over the weekend. about 1,000 riot police and several hundred regular officers stood guard. they attempted to prevent the protests getting out of control. nearby streets were blocked, and police used loudspeakers to call for order. police have posted a message online calling for orderly protests. the message warns that destroying property is not patriotic and will be punished. police in the southern city of guangzhou say they have detained 11 protesters
CSPAN
Sep 22, 2012 2:00am EDT
the united states courthouse in buffalo, new york, and on so forth. the presiding officer: without objection, the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. pryor: i futher and that the bill be read a third time and passed, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate and that any statements relating to the measure be printed at the appropriate place in the record as if read. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. pryor: mr. president, i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to the immediate consideration of calendar number 445, h.r. 1791. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: calendar number 445, h.r. 1791, an act to designate the united states courthouse under construction at 101 south united states route 1 in fort pierce, florida, and so forth. the presiding officer: without objection, the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. pryor: i further ask that the bill be read a third time and passed, the motion to reconsider be made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate, and that any st
Current
Sep 19, 2012 8:00pm PDT
better off now. >> is this good for the united states? is this good for the arab people. >> eliot: just to stop you, that is a fundamental question that we don't often stop to ask that question. who is we? >> we tend to think if it's bad for us it must be bad for them. we don't stop and think that something bad for us might be good for them. in the long run the middle east is to have legitimate stable government. stable democratic government. that's good for them. in the short one it's quite possible while it's still good for the arab world, it will be bad for us. why? because when you replace bought and paid for dictators like we had before who could be counted on to share america's sense-- >> eliot: mu barrack. >> when her you replace that with a democratic government, which is responsive to its people and you have a population which is fairly heavily anti-american, it's going to look pretty anti-america. is that bad for arab peoples in egypt libya yemen and elsewhere? >> eliot: syria. >> we don't know, and the answer is no. but is it bad for us in the short run? probably yes. >> elio
SFGTV2
Sep 1, 2012 7:37pm PDT
that i will support and defend the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california against all enemies foreign and domestic, that i will bear true faith and allegiance to the constitution of the united states and the constitution of the state of california, that i take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that i will well and faithfully discharge the duties upon which i am about to enter during such time as i hold the office of -- for the city and county of san francisco. congratulations. thank you very much. [applause] thank you, all. our class of commissioners for 2012. 14 commissions. thank you very much. >> when the new california academy of sciences opened in 2008, it quickly became one of the top tourist magnets in the city. part of the cal academies' astronomical success is the weekly nightlife party. >> i am joined by helen, who is here to school me on all the nocturnal activities that are getting ready to take place here. tell us a little about what we can expect to see at nightlife. >> we open up t
SFGTV
Sep 11, 2012 11:30am PDT
-by-case basis in accordance can the california and united states constitution. section 7.15 also allow the city and rec and park to protect permitted events in parks from unreasonable interference, if needed. so this section is not only outdated but frankly is super influences given the department already has the tools it need to ensure free speech is allowed while avoiding interference with permitted events. so i ask for your support. >> chair mar: thank you. and i know we have alex randolph from the rec and park department here as well. but should we -- if there are no questions, should we just go to public comment? supervisor? okay. so i see no questions. let's open this up for public comment. is there anyone from the public that would like to speak? please come forward. >> good afternoon, supervisors. my name is karen slud, the executive director with the union square b.i.d. i'm here to speak in favor of this legislation. i do understand it is outdated, especially in the case of union square park. in addition it has been redesigned in the last 10 years. but my concern, i just want to make s
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2012 12:00pm EDT
the greatest example of the incompetence of the congress of the united states i've ever seen. i'm for helping veterans. i'm for paying for it. i'm for making sure they get rewards for their service and their sacrifice. this bill isn't it. this is a charade. it is exactly what it is. to call it anything else dishonors the service of those who have defended and protected our country. i yield the floor. a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from connecticut. mr. blumenthal: thank you, mr. president. like many of my colleagues before i begin my remarks on the subject that brings me to the floor today, which is the dream act, i'd like to take a moment to reflect on the brutal, unconscionable attacks that occurred on our diplomatic posts in libya and egypt. like many of my colleagues, i am outraged and saddened by the brutal murder of four courageous americans in a cowardly, unconscionable attack on the united states consulate in been gaza, libya, their families families -- benghazi, libya. their families thoughts are in my prayers. these brave diplomats were patriots and pro
CSPAN
Sep 21, 2012 2:00am EDT
said that the united states of america is one budget deal away from restoring its global preeminence, so he would think we would have a bugged and then you would think we would deal with the appropriations bills, which are the basic work of the senate. i and others on both sides of the aisle came to the floor earlier this year to compliment the majority and minority leader for their decision to bring all 12 appropriations bills to the floor. the committee did its work. is 1 o11 of the 12 have been red to the floor. the house did its work. but the majority leader said we're not going to consider any appropriations bills. mr. president, being elected to the senate and not being allowed to vote on appropriations bills is like being invited to join the grand ole opry and not be allowed to sing. we need a republican majority. if we had one, we could have a budget. if we had one, we will bring appropriations bills to the floor. we will debate them, amend them, vote on them and do our jobs. thank you, mr. president. the presiding officer: the senator from south dakota. mr. thune: there is n
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